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Dev Patel On Being A Young Actor 'Hungry To Show Emotional Range'

The star of Slumdog Millionaire and the new film Lion moved directly into acting from being a teenager in school. "Everything I’ve learned, I’ve learned from great directors and my co-stars. Acting is about honesty. When I began, I was trying to squeeze as much emotion out of roles as I could and get big […]

AMC and BBC Reteam for John le Carre 'The Spy Who Came in From the Cold' Limited Series

Oscar winner Simon Beaufoy ('Slumdog Millionaire') will write the limited series, based on John le Carre's book. read more

Dev Patel on Lion, Aaron Sorkin, and His Beautiful New Hair

Nearly a decade ago, Dev Patel made his film debut in Slumdog Millionaire, playing a teenager from the slums of Mumbai, India, whose life is changed after a legendary run on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. This year, Patel can be seen in Lion, a similarly moving rags-to-riches story ... More »

‘Lion’ Star Dev Patel On His Indian Journey & Preparing For Saroo: Q&A

Dev Patel’s career started in his native United Kingdom, with a role on the hit teen drama Skins. But it was with Slumdog Millionaire, Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning 2008 film, that he became a real star. Equally adept at drama and comedy,...Show More Summary

Anil Kapoor Cast in Amazon Pilot 'The Book of Strange New Things'

The 'Slumdog Millionaire' and '24' alum will star in the adaptation of Michael Faber's novel. read more

Anil Kapoor Joins Amazon Pilot Based On ‘Book Of Strange New Things’

Renowned Indian actor and producer Anil Kapoor (Slumdog Millionaire, 24) has been tapped for a key role in Amazon's upcoming sci-fi drama pilot based on Michel Faber's cult hit book The Book of Strange New Things. Kapoor will play Vikram...Show More Summary

A Tale of two Indias: An emerging tech superpower or market for the rest of the world

To much of the outside world, India is still viewed as a developing country immortalized in box-office classics like Slumdog Millionaire and the novels of Salman Rushdie. While poverty levels and economic inequality are undoubtedly high,...Show More Summary

Sorkin’s STEVE JOBS Hits HBO!! The Return Of STAR WARS REBELS!! Saturday TV Talkback!!

Sorkin’s STEVE JOBS Hits HBO!! The Return Of STAR WARS REBELS!! Saturday TV Talkback!! Read the full article on AICN Directed by Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire,” “127 Hours”) from a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin (“The Social Network,”...Show More Summary

Dev Patel: 'It's such a shame' to compare 'Lion' to 'Slumdog Millionaire'

“That’s enough of me for one day,” Dev Patel said, walking over to a poster board featuring a huge image of his head and flipping it over. “Much better,” he said, grinning proudly. It was the day after his new movie “Lion” had premiered here, and he was holed up in a hotel room fielding a barrage...

Freida Pinto to Star in Showtime Mini From John Ridley, Idris Elba

The 'Slumdog Millionaire' alum is set as the female lead in the six-part 'Guerrilla.' read more

Freida Pinto To Star In John Ridley’s Miniseries ‘Guerrilla’ For Showtime & Sky

Slumdog Millionaire’s Freida Pinto is set as the female lead in John Ridley’s six-part limited series Guerrilla, for Showtime and Sky Atlantic, which has Idris Elba co-starring and executive producing. Ridley will write the majorityShow More Summary

Freida Pinto & Abigail Breslin Honored With Changemaker Award

Freida Pinto and Abigail Breslin pose for a photo in a harbor during the 2016 Greenwich International Film Festival on Friday (June 10) in Greenwich, Conn. The 31-year-old Slumdog Millionaire star and the 20-year-old Scream Queens actress were both honored with the Rising Changemaker award at the festival. “So unbelievably honored to have accepted the [...]

This Is the Power of Art: Hany Abu-Assad on “The Idol”

The story of Mohammed Assaf, a pop singer from the Gaza Strip, is so improbable and uplifting that you’d swear a Hollywood studio had conceived of it as a sort of Middle Eastern spin on “Slumdog Millionaire.” But Assaf’s tale is indeed...Show More Summary

Actor Dev Patel has gone from 'Slumdog' to 'Infinity'

Actor Dev Patel has played many roles: a Slumdog Millionaire, a Marigold Hotel owner, a Network intern, an Airbender. Now he's grappling with impossible equations as Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan in "The Man Who Knew Infinity." For the film, Londoner Patel had to master a Southern Indian...

FX picks up Getty family saga 'Trust' from producers of 'Slumdog Millionaire'

11 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

FX continues to expand its limited series offerings, picking up the first 10-episode installment of “Trust,” a series centered around the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, heir to the Getty oil fortune. Presidents of original programming for FX Networks and FX Productions Eric Schrier and Nick...

FX Picks Up Getty Family ‘Trust’ Drama From ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Team

The Seventies are big on TV now with HBO's Vinyl and Netflix's upcoming The Get Down and now the Me Decade is coming to FX via Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson with Trust. The cabler announced today that it has ordered...Show More Summary

As Bull Turns Seven, Remember To Play The Long Game

Flash back to seven years ago today. The song “Gives You Hell” by The All-American Rejects was No. 1 in the land and Slumdog Millionaire had just won best picture at the 81st Academy Awards. Perhaps more memorable to Barron’s readers: U.S. financial markets, in free fall for months, finally touched the abyss on March […]

Freida Pinto Talks 'Knight of Cups,' 'Jungle Book: Origins,' and Partying With Brie Larson

11 months agoEntertainment / Film : Moviefone

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } Freida Pinto is just one of the many women who play love interest to Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's new, non-narrative drama "Knight of Cups." The "Slumdog Millionaire" star talked to Moviefone...Show More Summary

Stick A 'Best Comedy' Category In The Oscars, Already

Here, in reverse chronological order, are the last 10 films to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards: "Birdman," "12 Years a Slave," "Argo," "The Artist," "The King's Speech," "The Hurt Locker," "Slumdog Millionaire," "No Country for Old Men," "The Departed" and "Crash." Dramas. Show More Summary

‘Steve Jobs’ Featurette: Jeff Daniels Explains the Unresolved Bromance

11 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

We’re big fans of Steve Jobs at the site. Director Danny Boyle‘s (Slumdog Millionaire) unconventional biopic was no. 5 on our top 15 of 2015, and for good reason. The breathlessly paced, intricately structured, and impeccably acted drama avoided so many pitfalls that plague modern bio films. Show More Summary

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